Suicide

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Wounded Man Confronts Police With Knife, Shot By Officers

A man is dead after being shot by police for confronting officers with a knife, Howard County Police say.

08/20/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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How Common Is Depression?

Nearly 60 million people experience a mental health condition every year. But only a fraction of those conditions are ever detected.

08/14/2014

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Lewis Black Blasts Rush Limbaugh Over ‘Cruel and Stupid’ Comments on Robin Williams

Comedian Lewis Black blasted radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh for his comments regarding actor Robin Williams’ apparent suicide.

08/13/2014

Comedian Robin Williams attends The Comedy Awards 2012 at Hammerstein Ballroom on April 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Williams’ Death Shines Light on Depression, Suicide

Mental health professionals say the death of Robin Williams is just more proof of how powerful mental illness can be.

08/12/2014

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Baltimore Police Say Man Shot Himself While in Custody at Station

Baltimore police say a “very violent” attempted murder suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while in police custody.

08/05/2014

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Officials ID Man Found Shot at Arlington National Cemetery

Officials are identifying a man found dead in Arlington National Cemetery last week.

06/24/2014

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Police: Death in Condo Fire, Explosion Was Suicide

Police in Washington say a man who died in a fire and explosion at a condominium building intentionally set the blaze and committed suicide.

06/16/2014

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Study: Suicides More Likely To Occur After Midnight

According to a new study, suicides are more likely to happen after midnight.

06/05/2014

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) (L) leaves the Capitol after a vote on the Senate floor April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Giffords Gunman Made Online Rants Before Killing

The man who shot former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was unraveling in the months before the rampage, issuing paranoid, expletive-filled Internet rants about government conspiracies, suicide and killing police, according to new law enforcement documents released Thursday.

04/10/2014

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